Owner: Mercy Springfield Communities
General contractor: McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. (St. Louis)
Architect: HFG Architecture (Wichita, Kansas)
Engineers: Olsson Inc., civil; Imeg Corp., structural; and Horner & Shifrin Inc. (St. Louis), mechanical, electrical and plumbing
Size: 5,100 square feet
Cost: $3.2 million
Estimated completion: Spring 2023
Project description: Mercy Springfield Communities is replacing its Mercy Clinic Family Medicine – South Creek building, located at 2711 S. Meadowbrook Ave., with a new building that is 1,500 square feet larger. According to a Mercy spokesperson, the new clinic will include a blood draw area, two procedure rooms and five additional exam rooms for a total of 11. Some of the rooms will have virtual care capabilities for specialist input on patient care. Several of the exam spaces will have exterior entrances and private restrooms to allow patients with contagious illnesses to avoid waiting rooms. The building also uses centralized workstations, allowing easy collaboration among providers.
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